ISBN. Hardback. 1966 tenth printing of 1933 original. No dustjacket; bound in dark blue boards with gold gilt lettering. Slight wear to corners and edges; minor mustiness; slight spine cock; otherwise tight, sound and unmarked in Good condition.
Very Good + in good + jacket. Prospecting and Operating Small Gold Placers by William F. Boericke includes information on geological formations of placer deposits and their most frequent locations together with hints for prospecting, equipment, paning for gold, classification an d value of gold particles, etc. 143 pages with index. Hard cover with dj. Dj has some wear on the edges otherwise very good. Dustjacket is protected by Brodarts cover.
Octavo, hardcover, fine in near fine green and beige pictorial dj in mylar. 145 pages with index and many illustrations-a classic. Tells you favorable places to prospect, significance of black sand, kinds of gold in placers, equipment you'll need, how to pan for gold, other minerals associated with gold, the rocker and how to operate it, sluicing, and more.
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